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Recent press releases from the Global Aquaculture Alliance.

  • General

    GAA’s Jeff Fort Takes on Role as COO

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in late November that Jeff Fort has agreed to take on the role of chief operating officer, effectively immediately, in addition to his existing role as chief financial officer, a position he has held with the organization since 2012. Fort has been involved with GAA since its inception in 1997. […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Spearheading Initiative To Reduce SRS In Farmed Salmon In Chile

    Together with Multiexport Foods S.A. (“Multiexport”), Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (“Mitsui Tokyo”) and the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch® program, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is spearheading an initiative in Chile aimed at contributing to a reduction in the incidence of Salmonid Rickettsial Septicaemia (SRS) in farmed salmon. The Piscirickettsia salmonis, or SRS, an endemic intercellular […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Teams Up With JD.com To Provide Certified Fresh Food To Chinese Consumers

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance recognized China’s largest e-commerce company by revenue, JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) on March 19 for raising awareness of responsible aquaculture and food safety to Chinese consumers through its perishable foods division, JD Fresh Food. Through its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division, GAA signed a Memorandum of Understanding […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA’s Wally Stevens Nominated As Seafood Champion Finalist

    Congratulations to Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Executive Director Wally Stevens, who is among the finalists for SeaWeb’s 2017 Seafood Champion Awards. Stevens is among four finalists in the leadership category, recognizing individuals or entities who display leadership by organizing and convening seafood stakeholders in the name of sustainability. The finalists were announced two days before the […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Debuts New And Improved Online Portfolio

    Welcome to the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) new and improved online portfolio. The online portfolio — which includes redesigned GAA, Global Aquaculture Advocate and Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) websites as well as the new MyGAA community forum and GAA Films — is now an industry-leading resource for aquaculture professionals. The new online portfolio comes as GAA […]

  • Global Aquaculture Leadership

    GAA Supports Responsible Pangasius Producers

    The pangasius industry finds itself in the media spotlight, and the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) wishes to take the opportunity to set the record straight on a number of issues. Pangasius can be produced responsibly and to rigorous food-safety standards and therefore can be purchased with confidence on these grounds. Pangasius producers certified to Best […]

  • Global Aquaculture Leadership

    GAA Expands Presence In China With New Partnership, Office

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has strengthened its presence in China through a cooperative agreement with the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance (CAPPMA) to open an office in the Jing’an District of Shanghai, the organization has announced. The partnership with CAPPMA represents the next step in GAA’s efforts to advance responsible aquaculture in China […]

  • Newsroom

    GAA Adds Digital Marketing Coordinator To Staff

    Please join the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) in welcoming Devan Meserve, GAA’s new digital marketing coordinator, to the organization. As GAA’s digital marketing coordinator, which is a new position, Meserve will be responsible for social media, content generation and SEO (search engine optimization), developing and executing a strategy for GAA’s pre-competitive activities, including membership, the […]

  • Global Aquaculture Leadership

    GAA Upgrades Online Presence With Launch Of Portal

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is upgrading its online presence significantly with the rollout of a new software system featuring an online portal that will allow processing plants, farms, hatcheries and feed mills to apply for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification and re-certification online. The online portal will also allow users of GAA’s websites to […]

  • Newsroom

    Chris Trosin To Lead BAP Business Development

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that Chris Trosin is joining GAA as vice president of business development for GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division. Mr. Trosin’s first day is Jan. 3, and he is working out of GAA’s Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA, office. He has 10 years of seafood experience and […]